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Nottingham area map

Nottingham area map

Location

The Regional Centre is situated just to the north of the city centre within easy reach of junctions 25 and 26 on the M1.

Directions:

By car

From the M1: from Junction 26, M1 take the A610 towards Nottingham following it for approximately 2 miles until you reach the Nottingham Ring Road (A6514). Filter left onto the Ring Road, signposted towards Mansfield, go over the railway bridge, get in the right-hand lane and take the next available right turn onto the B682 Nottingham Road which continues uphill to become Sherwood Rise. As you descend from the brow of the hill, take a left hand turn after approx 200 yds into Clumber Avenue, (see small map) then take the first right into Clarendon Park. Follow the road until you reach the Regional Centre, which is at the far end and park in a designated O.U. bay.

From the south (A52): follow the A52 towards Nottingham until you reach the Queens Medical Centre. Take the turning signposted towards Nottingham and Derby and turn right at the island onto the A6200 (Derby Road) and follow the road towards Nottingham for just under a mile. At the traffic lights turn left onto Lenton Boulevard (which becomes Radford Boulevard) and follow it for a mile and continue on to Gregory Boulevard. Follow this road for approximately a mile until you reach a traffic island. The Regional Centre can be seen across the island on the left-hand side. Turn left onto the B682 (Sherwood Rise). Then take the first right into Clumber Avenue and then take the first right into Clarendon Park. Follow the road until you reach the Regional Centre, which is at the far end.

From the north (A60): follow the A60 (Mansfield Road) until you pass the Park Inn Hotel on your left. At the first island take the second exit and then take the second exit again at the second island onto Sherwood Rise then take the first right into Clumber Avenue and then take the first right into Clarendon Park. Follow the road until you reach the Regional Centre, which is at the far end.

Parking

There are a limited number of parking spaces at the Regional Centre. Please ensure that you only park in spaces marked OU and do not obstruct any other vehicles. There are also a number of streets for on-street parking behind the Regional Centre, between Sherwood Rise and Hucknall Road. If you park on-street please be mindful of car security and check road signs for restrictions.

By bus

Visit the Nottingham City Transport website for the latest information on buses and trams to the Regional Centre.

By rail

The railway station is situated to the south of the city centre approximately 2 miles from the Regional Centre.